Pulaski, the name of counties in seven of the United States.
A S. W. County Of Virginia, bordered E. partly by New river, which, turning W., intersects it toward the south, Little river, a branch of New, completing the E. boundary; area, about 300 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 6,538, of whom 1,809 were colored. It lies between two mountain ranges, Walker mountain on the northwest and the Blue Ridge on the southeast. The surface is broken and the soil generally fertile. The Atlantic, Mississippi, and Ohio railroad passes through it. The chief productions in 1870 were 38,411 bushels of wheat, 96,690 of Indian corn, 27,-301 of oats, 2,817 tons of hay, 18,580 lbs. of tobacco, 9,605 of wool, and 53,100 of butter. There were 1,104 horses, 1,147 milch cows, 4,169 other cattle, 2,018 sheep, and 4,347 swine. Capital, Newbern.
A Central County Of Georgia, intersected by the Ocmul-gee and Little Ocmulgee rivers, and drained by their branches; area, about 650 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 11,940, of whom 5,948 were colored. It has a level surface toward the south and rolling toward the north. The Macon and Brunswick railroad and the Hawkins-ville branch intersect it. The chief productions in 1870 were 215,375 bushels of Indian corn, 13,646 of oats, 20,432 of sweet potatoes, 17,320 lbs. of butter, 15,444 of wool, and 6,617 bales of cotton. There were 855 horses, 940 mules and asses, 2,868 milch cows, 6,230 other cattle, 6,767 sheep, and 12,728 swine. Capital, Hawkinsville.
A Central County Of Arkansas, intersected by the Arkansas river and drained by its branches; area, 1,200 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 32,066, of whom 5,948 were colored. In the south the surface is level, and in the north and west hilly, and the soil is moderately fertile. Lead, slate, and excellent granite are found. It is intersected by the Memphis and Little Rock, the Little Rock and Fort Smith, and the Cairo and Fulton railroads. The chief productions in 1870 were 9,673 bushels of wheat, 516,519 of Indian corn, 16,442 of oats, 26,252 of Irish and 41,743 of sweet potatoes, 161,310 lbs. of butter, and 14,891 bales of cotton. There were 2,388 horses, 1,913 mules and asses, 4,341 milch cows, 5,514 other cattle, 2,288 sheep, and 24,977 swine; 2 manufactories of boots and shoes, 1 of carriages and wagons, 4 of clothing, 3 of furniture, 2 of iron castings, 2 of machinery, 2 of sash, doors, and blinds, 3 of tin, copper, and sheet-iron ware, 2 of cigars, 1 planing mill, and 10 saw mills. Capital, Little Rock, which is also the capital of the state.
A S. E. County Of Kentucky, bordered S. by the Cumberland river, and E. by the Rock Castle; area, about 550 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 17,670, of whom 1,075 were colored. It has a diversified surface, with several elevated ranges, and contains iron, lead, and coal. The chief productions in 1870 were 43,918 bushels of wheat, 466,379 of Indian corn, 176,016 of oats, 34,790 of Irish and 21,709 of sweet potatoes, 279,716 lbs. of butter, 37,341 of wool, 47,749 of tobacco, and 2,252 tons of hay. There were 4,354 horses, 1,187 mules and asses, 4,631 milch cows, 1,655 working oxen, 4,747 other cattle, 21,579 sheep, and 22,570 swine. Capital, Somerset.
A N. W. County Of Indiana, intersected by Tippecanoe river; area, 435 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 7,801. It has a nearly level surface, about equally divided between prairie and oak openings, and a generally fertile soil. It is intersected by the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and St. Louis, and the Louisville, New Albany, and Chicago railroads. The chief productions in 1870 were 87,640 bushels of wheat, 12,035 of rye, 60,512 of Indian corn, 25,186 of oats, 50,102 of potatoes, 147,015 lbs. of butter, 22,-266 of wool, and 14,442 tons of hay. There were 2,576 horses, 3,341 milch cows, 5,427 other cattle, 7,823 sheep, and 5,008 swine. Capital, Winamac.
A S. County Of Illinois, separated from Kentucky by the Ohio river and bordered 1ST. W. by Cache river; area, about 175 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 8,752. It has a level and well wooded surface and a fertile soil. It is intersected by the Illinois Central and the Cairo and Vincennes railroads. The chief productions in 1870 were 44,922 bushels of wheat, 195,735 of Indian corn, 16,-511 of oats, 24,652 of potatoes, and 157,000 lbs. of tobacco. There were 871 horses, 842 milch cows, 1,736 other cattle, 1,380 sheep, and 5,715 swine. Capital, Mound City.
A S. County Of Missouri, intersected by the Gasconade river and drained by several of its branches; area, 1,332 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 4,714, of whom 25 were colored. The surface is hilly and the soil generally fertile. It is intersected by the Atlantic and Pacific railroad. The chief productions in 1870 were 28,037 bushels of wheat, 201,019 of Indian corn, 20,-873 of oats, 9,020 lbs. of tobacco, 7,150 of wool, 75,580 of butter, and 6,052 gallons of sorghum molasses. There were 1,481 horses, 1,271 milch cows, 2,949 other cattle, 3,886 sheep, and 10,154 swine. Capital, Waynesville.